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10-Minute Refashion Makeover — from Tube Top Dress to Ruffly Skirt!! {tutorial}

It’s Summer and the weather has finally started to warm up in Utah, which I am THRILLED about!I love Summer and my favorite thing to wear around in the Summertime is comfy cotton skirts and flip flops. I was shopping at Kohl’s a few weeks ago, and I saw some little tube dresses. I wasn’t sure if they were dresses or swimsuit coverups, but I loved the navy and white stripes and RUFFLES of one. … [Read more...]

Give clothes new life with Rhinestones {and a sparkly Silhouette deal}

In honor of Earth Day I have a little project that will help add some new life to hand-me-down clothes.   You might know that I have four kids. Well, if any of you had older siblings you might know what it's like to get hand-me-downs. Ella, my youngest has two older sisters and she is very familiar with hand-me-downs... So when Silhouette sent me a really fabulous Rhinestone kit and asked me … [Read more...]

Spring Sweater Refashion 2011 {#2}

My second sweater refashion is a plain, black Target sweater that I bought last year. It was too plain. So I decided to embellish it a little. This refashion also uses a scarf. This is the problem -- I buy scarves because I think they are so adorable but then I never feel like I know how to wear them. Or I feel too self-conscious to wear them. So I also had this scarf that I had bought, also … [Read more...]

Spring Sweater Refashion 2011 {1}

Last Thursday I went on Studio 5 and shared a bunch of sweater refashions.  Now, let me preface this by saying that I have only been sewing for about a year. So these are really easy, straight-stitch kind of projects!! The first one I'd like to share is also one my favorites {I have 11 to share}. This is a kind of coral v-neck sweater with a blue and white nautical mix.   I love this … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Turn an old pair of pants into a Sleek, Stylish, Comfortable Skirt! {Clothing Refashion}

 Hi - I'm Lisa from This Mabey Heaven!  I love trying new things and writing about my crafting and mothering experiences.  I'd love to share an easy clothing refashion with you today. Take an old pair of pants and turn it into a sleek, stylish, comfortable skirt!!   The Panelist Skirt has the sleek look of a tailored skirt, but is extra comfy because of the inside panel. When you're … [Read more...]